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InitiaLit presentation to Leaders

We were very excited to be invited to share our work with using the InitiaLit program with our local schools this week.  Ms Yardley, Mrs Edwards, Mrs Ogilvie, Mrs Harris and Mrs Luke showcased aspects of the program to the… Continue Reading →

Southern Valley representatives!

Congratulations to several of our Woodend students who were selected or have participated in Southern Valley competitions. Well done to the Woodend year 6 and 7 boys who have represented Southern Valley Football in the latter part of this term…. Continue Reading →

Congratulations SAPSASA Netballers and Footballers!

Well done to the year 7 Netball girls!  Despite experiencing some player injuries, they fought hard in their second game last Thursday 17th June to win against Colonel Light Gardens Primary School 30-16. Thank you to Sharyn for your coaching… Continue Reading →

Cross Country Champs!

Last Thursday 10th June was a very cold day for the ten Woodend students who represented Southern Valley in the State Cross Country Championships. All of the students did an amazing job and a special mention to Leni K who… Continue Reading →

Netball played in true winter conditions!

Last Tuesday 8th June our Woodend SAPSASA Netball Year 6  girls competed against Craigburn Primary School and Antonio Primary School.  In wet, cold and potentially stormy conditions, the girls played valiantly! They rallied the difficult conditions to win both games… Continue Reading →

It is Pedal Prix time!

Our Woodend Pedal Prix families headed to Tailem Bend yesterday for their first race in the Australian HPV Super Series. Each rider was very keen to improve on their first race time and to encourage their team members to do… Continue Reading →

Free Parent Webinar

The Department for Education has organised a free one hour parent webinar.  It is entitled ‘My Child and Me’ and is particularly targeted for parents and caregivers of 3-12 year old children.  Details attached.

Donuts … what a treat!

Showdown Donut Day at Woodend was last Wednesday 5th May and once again, proved a popular recess treat by students.  Students could choose from a Crows, Port or a gluten-free, dairy-free cinnamon donut.  They looked yummy and according to the… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Woodend Cross Country competitors!

Congratulations to all students who competed in the Southern Valley Cross Country Competition on Thursday 29th April. Woodend ended up winning the competition!  Once again, it was positive to see  members of the team give their personal best. A special… Continue Reading →

Mothers Day Stall proves popular again!

The students are always eager to come to the Mothers Day stall and purchase a small gift/s for their Mum or special female in their life.  Once again there was a large range of gifts to choose from and much… Continue Reading →

End of Term Dismissal

Just a reminder that the last day of Term 1 is an Early Dismissal. We finish the term on Friday, 9 April 2021 at 2.05pm not 3.05pm. Term 2 Commences on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

A close SAPSASA cricket game!

Another close game of Cricket today for the Woodend cricketers! Woodend batted first and lost 6 quick wickets which put us in a tough position at 6/40. Jayden and Dane then batted well to help build the score. Jayden out… Continue Reading →

Footy Donut special recess!

It is that time of the year where the Adelaide Crows will play Port Adelaide which we call ‘The Showdown’.  We have the annual Crows and Port donuts available for a special Showdown recess.  Enjoy this Special Recess on Wednesday… Continue Reading →

Raising Awareness about Downs Syndrome

The unconditional love that two of our Woodend siblings have for their younger brother has led them to sacrifice hours of planning and hard work to raise funds to support their brother, Koa’s health needs.  Reef and Mahala have chosen… Continue Reading →

Congratulations Ebony!

Last week we were privileged to have David Pisoni, the Minister for Innovation and Skills, come to Woodend.  He presented Ebony Springall, our School Service Office (SSO), with an Award for being the winner of the South Australian Vocational Student of… Continue Reading →

Congratulations SAPSASA cricketers!

It was a nail biting start to the year with the round 1 of the boys SAPSASA Cricket on Friday against Woodcroft Primary School. Woodend batted first and ended up with 3/121 after the 20 overs. There was lots of… Continue Reading →

Subway Special Lunch

** Subway Special Lunch Day Monday 22nd March Week 9 ** Definitely a favourite among the students. Available to order on QKR now. Last day to order is Sunday 14th March. Orders via QKR only. No normal lunch orders on… Continue Reading →

Assistance for New Families

New Woodend families have now been with us for 5 weeks!  Here are a few pics of families where the new Reception has joined their sibling now at school! We trust that your child is settling into school life at… Continue Reading →

Dress Code Policy

Last year in Terms 3 and 4, with support from Governing Council, parents/ carers, staff and students, a committee reviewed our school Dress Code policy.  A school Dress Code is the documented standards of what is acceptable in relation to… Continue Reading →

Draft Dress Code Policy

This semester, with support from Governing Council, a committee was formed to establish a formal review process for our school Dress Code.  A school Dress Code is the documented standards of what is acceptable in relation to the clothing worn… Continue Reading →

Beach Volleyball fun!

A great day down at Glenelg for the 132 year 6/7’s that were competing in a Beach Volleyball competition. A big thanks to the parents for transporting our students today and the teachers for coming along to help supervise and… Continue Reading →

Enjoy a Sushi Special Lunch!

  Woodies Goodies Special Lunch Day Sushi and Fruit Box Monday 23rd November 2020 On Monday 23rd November (Week 7) we will have a Special Lunch Day for students.   SUSHI CHOICES:   Sushi – Teriyaki Chicken   Sushi –… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Cricket results

The year 6/7 SAPSASA Boy’s Cricket team had round 2 of the SAPSASA competition last Friday 6th November at Woodcroft College. Game 1 Woodend was up against a quality Belair team who batted well and bowled consistently. Belair finished 3/122… Continue Reading →

Softball selections

We congratulate the following four Woodend students who represented Southern Valley last week at the State Softball Carnival. Thais, Jess and Elise were in the Southern Valley girls team and Tom was in the combined Southern Valley/South West boys team.

Uniform Review Policy 2020

A committee representing Woodend students, staff and parents/carers was formed in August to review our school’s Uniform Policy.  Amendments were made in line with the Department For Education’s guidelines for a Uniform Review including a change of name to ‘Dress… Continue Reading →

New and Inviting Play Spaces

This term has seen the completion of stage #3 of our playground spaces.  Naturally, as each stage has been unveiled, there has been an abundance of students wanting to trial the new spaces. Here are the three completed stages: Terrace… Continue Reading →

SAPSASA Basketball success!

Congratulations to all Woodend students who represented the school today in the SAPSASA Basketball Competition. Both teams were very successful and ended up 2nd in their divisions. Girls had 4 games with 3 wins and 1 loss. Boys had 5… Continue Reading →

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